Salad recipes are my favorite way to highlight bright, in-season produce—fruits and vegetables that are so amazing on their own that you don’t need to do anything to transform them into a nutritious and tasty meal. Refresh your routine with these balanced salad recipes that have all of the nutritional benefits of a large salad while still being filling and delicious.
Chickpea Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumber, and Avocado is the simplest salad you can make in less than 15 minutes. Make do with what you have on hand, add protein, and serve with fast baked chicken breast.
MEDITERRANEAN QUINOA SALAD
Quinoa salad with olives, feta, and vegetables from the Mediterranean is a cross between quinoa and Greek salad. It keeps for a few days in the fridge, making it ideal for work lunches. For a full meal, serve with Greek chicken.
ITALIAN PASTA SALAD
One of the most well-known cold summer salads is Italian pasta salad. Pasta, salami, vegetables, olives, and cheese in a zesty Italian dressing that lasts and travels beautifully is what Italian pasta salad is all about.
HEALTHY CHICKEN SALAD
Healthy chicken salad is creamy, tasty, and made with simple ingredients. It also tastes good. Spread some on whole grain or sourdough bread, pour a cup of the finest vegetable soup, and savour the bliss.
AVOCADO CORN SALAD
One of the most common salad recipes is avocado corn salad. With a taste of lime, fresh summer produces. While frozen corn can be used, this dish is best served in the summer. A great side dish for grilled chicken breasts.
CAULIFLOWER POTATO SALAD
Cauliflower potato salad is a potato salad that is made without potatoes. It’s low in carbohydrates and fits into the keto diet. With lamb toast or the famous turkey burger recipe, it’s a match made in heaven.
It’s a salad dressing with Asian influences. Hosting is made simple with eggs, cucumbers, and tomatoes, as well as pre-washed baby spinach. It’s a fantastic side dish to serve with turkey breast roast.
Fresh broccoli, cranberries, red onion, and sunflower seeds are mixed to make a broccoli salad with a good amount of crumbled baked bacon and a creamy dressing.
CUCUMBER AND TOMATO SALAD
Toasted sesame oil, which tastes like unrefined sunflower oil, is added to the cucumber and tomato salad. When served with the baked chicken thighs, it’s a true winner.
Greek salad is a nutritious salad that goes well with just about everything. It takes about 15 minutes to prepare and is a knockoff of a famous Canadian Greek fast-food chain. It’s eaten with ground turkey meatloaf or turkey meatballs.
This nutrient-dense taco salad is made with well-seasoned ground turkey and a lighter yogurt dressing. This taco salad is packed with healthy ingredients including black beans, tomato, avocado, and corn.
Egg salads are easy to prepare and taste delicious, creamy, and flavourful. Egg salads are typically served for lunches and picnics, and they are a healthy and light option.
EASY PASTA SALAD
This one is easy to create, as the name implies. To make a heavenly tangy, smooth, or crunchy combination, whisk together the zippy lemon dressing in the bottom of a large mixing bowl, add the other ingredients, and toss.
SESAME SOBA NOODLE SALAD
This sesame soba noodles salad, tossed in a tangy sesame-ginger dressing and piled high with green veggies and avocado, is a light, refreshing summer meal that everyone should try.
KALE SALAD WITH CARROT GINGER DRESSING
The rainbow of crunchy greens, toasted nuts, creamy avocado, and savoury roasted chickpeas make this vibrant kale salad a year-round treat. It’s nutritious enough to be a meal by itself, with a tangy carrot ginger dressing.
SPICY WATERMELON TOMATO SALAD
With the addition of some fresh chillies and heat to the sweet, juicy mix of tomatoes and watermelon, this exotic salad is made. It has a wonderful flavour and is very healthy to consume.
MANGO BLACK BEAN SALAD
This Mango Black Bean Salad blends the sweetness of mango with the creaminess of black beans and avocado, the fresh crunch of bell peppers, and the delicious flavour of tomatoes and lime to create a fresh and nutritious salad.
MEXICAN STREET CORN SALAD
Tasteful corn is tossed with a mild yogurt-mayo lime and cilantro dressing and topped with feta cheese in this nutritious version of Mexican Street Corn Salad. It’s a simple summer salad that’s ideal for a picnic.
Arugula Salad is a European-style salad made with feta, tomatoes, and delicious balsamic vinaigrette. It is simple, flavourful, easy, and healthy that everyone would love to try.
SMOKED SALMON SALAD
Smoked salmon, avocado, and arugula make up the Smoked Salmon Salad. It’s fast, easy, and nutritious, and it only takes 5 minutes to prepare. It’s ideal for the spring and summer months.
Asian salad is a unique type of salad made with red or green cabbage, edamame, and cilantro, as well as a simple Asian salad dressing. It’s served with honey garlic chicken or honey garlic salmon for a full Asian meal.
Asparagus Salad is a great spring salad to make when asparagus is in season. It’s like a cob salad with eggs, veggies, toasted almonds, and Mustard risotto.
Arugula, candied pecans, crumbled feta, and a basic balsamic dressing are used in this beet salad. Even if you don’t like beets, the combination of creaminess and roasted nuts will make you love this salad.